Farah El-Akkad

Same issues, different faces

Fri, Jul. 20, 2018

Although 12 new ministers have been sworn in last month, experts argue the new cabinet still have to address the same challenges that of Sherif Ismail has been working on.

Bringing Back Egypt’s White Gold Glory

Sat, Jun. 16, 2018

After years of being hit by a turbulent economy and one blow after the other, the state is focusing its efforts on putting the wind back into its cotton production’s sails.

Top 10 Fashion Trends

Fri, Dec. 29, 2017

From furry slippers and perfectly shaped eyebrows to boxy, oversized blazers and androgynous pantsuits, 2017 has seen it all on the fashion front.

The great pyramid

Fri, Dec. 22, 2017

A peculiar void inside the only surviving wonder of the ancient world raises myriad questions about one of the most significant discoveries since the 1800s.

Heritage Streets of Alexandria

Fri, Dec. 15, 2017

In celebration of Alexandria’s heritage, the French institute and the Alexandrian Center of Studies tell the story behind the coastal city’s oldest avenues.

Amira Ayoub: Green approach to everything

Thu, Nov. 30, 2017

What’s a biophilic designer anyway? Amira Ayoub, a green building designer, green ambassador and educator, has just become the world’s first.

Sacred Gold

Sun, Nov. 12, 2017

An ancient symbol of the divine, status and grandeur, ancient Egyptians were fond of gold and perfected its manufacturing throughout various dynasties.

Hot Wheels

Sun, Oct. 1, 2017

With cars becoming increasingly unaffordable, buyers are turning to cheaper models, pre-loved vehicles and the trendiest option today: scooters and motorbikes